We collect industry news about pipes and fittings
We have been collecting information and market figures on pipes and fittings for over 50 years. We have followed the development of PEX and PE-RT pipes for panel heating, among others, and have seen the triumph of multilayer composite pipes for hot and cold water installations.
In our industry service we inform up-to-date, in short form and without advertising everything worth knowing about pipes and fittings with focus on building services, but also about all other fields of application to pipes and fittings.
In our KWD market reports we focus on the consumption volumes in Europe as well as on the production volumes worldwide of pipes and fittings in building services.
News from the Pipe and Fitting Industry
KWD market report: How are Europe's pipe markets developing in times of crisis?
Answers and forecasts in the new update of the KWD Market + Charts "Heating & Plumbing Pipes Europe 2023". It shows the consumption of pipes for domestic installations in Europe by materials and application per country! NOW with Long Time Charts for the TOP 5 countries!
THE Machines develops specific process for reinforced multilayer composite pipes
THE Machines Yvonand SA has conducted an intensive development and test program to achieve high pressure resistant multilayer composite pipe constructions for various applications such as AC (air conditioning) installations, hydrogen transport, industrial applications and raw material reduction projects.
GEBERIT Silent-db20 for 25 years: Highly sound-insulated drainage system
Proven for 25 years - the highly sound-insulated drainage system Geberit Silent-db20 still confidently meets the current state of the art. Thanks to numerous product advantages and simple and safe processing and application, the system is the absolute standard in installation technology.
PEX Pipes - Basic Informations
PEX Pipes = Pipes of cross linked polyethylene In order to crosslink the molecular chains of a polyethylene, the following methods are used today: PE-Xa: Use of organic peroxides (Chemical cross linking) PE-Xb: With Silane compounds (Chemical cross linking) PE-Xc: By electron beam (Physical cross linking) Cross Linking of ...
ISH will take place in Frankfurt am Main from March 13 – 17
The world’s leading trade fair for HVAC + Water invites you to Frankfurt am Main again from 13 to 17 March 2023. New and in addition to the well-known trade fair experience, ISH 2023 offers a digital extension. No other show is as sharply focused on forward-looking subjects such as ...